Civil War II #2 (Marvel) – Event Comics. Do you really NEED to read?

Civil War II #2 (Marvel Comics) STORY: Brian Michael Bendis ART: David Marquez (art), Justin Ponsor (colours) SO! We have another big event from one of the Big-2 comic publishers, this one feeling by default like an attempt to get some push thanks to the big release and hubbub over the fantastically entertaining Captain America:…

A Beautiful Idea: Why Explore Space?

It’s good to be home! After a week sweltering in China for work and turning into a human puddle in 80% humidity, it’s nice to be back in Delhi… where I can swelter and turn into a puddle in 70% humidity…  Anyway, my heat-woes aside, I’m kicked to be sharing this with you folks something…

Fear is the mind-killer: Simple writer-ly advice.

I’m pretty sure you know exactly what I mean if I talk about having days when laziness and lack of creative ideas keep you from working on something, anything. Not just for writers of course, but for creative people in general this is a big deterrant. Some people are of the super-disciplined school of “I…

DC Rebirth Reviewed: Batman, Superman, Green Arrow

So the much hyped and mixedly anticipated DC: Rebirth has gotten underway. I don’t know what your background with all this is but here’s mine: I’m a DC fan since I was a kid, long before I was a Marvel fan or read any other comics besides Lee Falks Phantom, Tintin, Asterix and stuff like…

“Dune” by Frank Herbert (An Audible Audiobook Review)

Dune by Frank Herbert My rating: 5 / 5 stars As far as science fiction books go, Dune is hands down my favourite of all time – it has a lot of competition, but when it comes down to it, it’s my first pick. Enough so that I reread this first novel in the iconic…

Star Trek by Michael Bay?

I had recently seen the trailer for the new Star Trek movie, Star Trek: Beyond – You can see it here if you so choose: I was unsure about how to react to it – you should know that after a modestly positive reaction to the first movie in the reboot, I was quite disappointed…